SpeakerSpecial Screening of "Michigan Divided" - a documentary exploring political divisions in the state, followed by a 30 min interactive audience conversation.
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Please join us for a special screening of Michigan Divided, a 48 minute documentary exploring political divisions in the state. A 30 minute interactive audience conversation will follow. The event is part of the Michigan Truth Tour provided by Bridge Magazine.
The screening and discussion are free and open to the public, please RSVP here!
Michigan Divided is a 48 minute exploration of political division in Michigan. Filmed throughout 2017, the film follows six Michigan families across political, socioeconomic and racial lines. What can the state’s residents agree on? And how can we work together for a better future? After the film there will be a guided discussion on the movie’s themes and what steps we can take to can resolve the state’s political division.
This event is a part of Bridge Magazine’s Michigan Truth Tour, a statewide roadshow attempting to ground the upcoming state election in fact and discussion of the state's most important issues. Throughout 2018, their Michigan Truth Squad is visiting more than 100 communities across the state, ensuring all residents have equal access to reliable information they need to prepare to vote. To learn more about the publication, visit www.bridgemi.com.
Bridge Magazine is published by the Center for Michigan, a nonpartisan “think-and-do” tank striving to be the state’s “citizenship company.” The Center has spent the last decade traveling around Michigan, listening to what more than 45,000 residents have to say about state policy. Every year, consensus opinions are amplified to state leaders to achieve policy change. You can learn more about the Center for Michigan at www.thecenterformichigan.net.
Hosts: Center for Michigan, Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy